Bonus! Discover Their Favorite Place to Grab a Coffee in the City

Written By: Charlotte Farrell Female Chef in LA
Photos Provided By Various PR Agencies

Chef Uli Nasibova of Gelateria Uli

Favorite Coffee Spot: “G&B at Grand Central Market, Tilt in DTLA, Blue Bottle on Broadway & 4th.”

541 S Spring St, Ste 104
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Chef Maiki Le of Upstairs 2

“My favorite place to grab a cup of coffee is Porto’s in Burbank. Their beverage and pastry selections are out of this world, and a cup of the red eye is an instant pick me up.”

2311 Cotner Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90064


Stephanie Franz of The Strand House and Shade Hotels

“Kings Roads Cafe or a good cup of coffee on the water at Sea Level!”

The Strand House
117 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
The Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach
1221 N Valley Dr
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
The Shade Hotel Redondo Beach
655 N Harbor Dr
Redondo Beach, CA 90277


Chef Dakota Weiss of Sweetfin

“Lately I have been loving Coffee for Sasquatch for many reasons. First and foremost, the coffee is really good, super smooth and well balanced. The location is close to my home and the space has a really zen and simple design. The name “Coffee for Sasquatch,” is truly amazing and their tip jars are funny and creative! Not to mention, the staff is pretty to look at and also very hospitable.”

829 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401


Chef Caroline Concha of Beelman’s

“I love having coffee while I’m riding the Amtrak to Union Station. They have a cafe car that serves almost everything! And some days when I’m on my way to work and just desperately need a cup of coffee, I love to grab a coffee from Terra Mia.”

600 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90014


Chef Jasmine Shimoda of Jewel

“I like MatchaBar’s coconut matcha latte or flat white and Naturewell is a cute spot for juice. I like their green almond milk with CBD and also the green elixir with coconut kefir.”

654 N Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Suzanne Goin of Lucques and AOC

8474 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Mira Setiabudhi of Rinjani

“Believe it or not, Glendale is home to one of the best coffee bars I’ve ever been to – Regent Coffee. This place offers the standards we all expect at our local coffee bars, such as cold brew and pour over. Their mocha is made with milk chocolate from San Francisco that they turn into a chocolate ganache. It’s amazing!”

107 E Broadway
Glendale, CA 91205


Marge Manzke of Republique and Sari Sari Store

“I spend a lot of time at Sari Sari Store in the Grand Central Market and I always love to get a coffee at G&B.“

624 South La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036


Suzanne Tracht of Jar

“My favorite place to grab a coffee is King’s Road Cafe on Beverly. It’s the best.”

8225 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048


Emily Fiffer and Heather Sperling of Botanica Restaurant

“My can’t-live-without-it morning coffee is actually a matcha latte with fresh nut milk, so when I’m not drinking one at Botanica, you’ll find me at Civil Coffee in Highland Park, where they have a lovely fresh almond-cashew milk.”—Heather

“When I can’t have my morning coffee at Botanica, I make a beeline to Trinity in Echo Park. Coffee Manufactory beans, gorgeous vessels and a vegetable-focused menu! Heaven.”—Emily

1620 Silver Lake Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026


Chef Ella Freyinger of Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc.

“[My] favorite place is Menotti’s in [my] home neighborhood of Venice. [I] just love the simple and really great coffee drinks, and the fact that it’s locally and family-owned makes a difference.”


Chef Kristina Miksyte of Doma Kitchen

“The day doesn’t start without a fresh cup of coffee from Deus Ex Machina in Venice. I enjoy the vibe at this café that keeps me fueled up for the long hours in the kitchen. My go to is a cafe latte with oat milk and a side of their Levain Toast.”

4325 Glencoe Ave, Ste 8
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


Chef Vanda Asapahu of Ayara Thai Cuisine and Ayara Luk

“I’m not a regular coffee drinker, but when I do need that extra kick Menotti’s Coffee in Venice Beach is hands down my favorite spot to grab coffee in LA. Their secret menu (which I guess is not so secret anymore) has one of my favorite drinks, Love Potion #9 a sweet-tart raspberry syrup, which joins espresso, chocolate ganache, sweetened condensed milk and steamed milk.”

8740 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

About The Author

Charlotte is a fan of all things beauty, health, food, wellness, travel and a touch of nerdy fandom. She graduated with honors from the University of California, San Diego in Communications and English Literature and enjoys writing, looking at puppies on Instagram and drinking all the tea.

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